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7 ways to learn programming in Nigeria and everything you need to know about them

Education in coding and software development is on the rise. Here's a breakdown of everything you need on how to learn programming in Nigeria The post 7 ways to learn programming in Nigeria and everything you need to know about [...]

March 9, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: 4ward — purchase varieties of scratch cards online

4ward is a web app that enables purchase of scratch cards and result checkers like WAEC, NECO, GCE and NABTEB online. The post Startup Profile: 4ward — purchase varieties of scratch cards online appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 9, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Etisalat Nigeria now belongs to 3 Nigerian banks

While anonymous bank and NCC officials have disclosed this to various news platforms, Techpoint has confirmed that Etisalat Nigeria has been taken over by three Nigerian banks.  The takeover is a result of debts incurred over the years by Etisalat. According [...]

March 8, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

The sad reality of startup employees

We can no longer deceive ourselves, the days of well-paying jobs at multinationals and government establishments has ended with our parents. Our generation has nothing more to look forward to work/ career wise than the small and medium scale enterprises [...]

March 8, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

How to revive a wet smartphone

Complexity and cost often go hand-in-hand. As our smartphones add more features, introduce bigger screens, and become thinner, the cost begins to rise and mobile phones quickly become an investment. Most of us can’t afford to replace our phones if [...]

March 8, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: myStudyFocus — calculate GPs, manage classes effectively as a student

myStudyFocus is a mobile app developed for students in the higher institutions to help manage their daily school activities. The post Startup Profile: myStudyFocus — calculate GPs, manage classes effectively as a student appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 8, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Jobs weekly: 5 tech job openings available this week

Discover available job openings this week. Check out  vacancies for techies as well as openings for non-techie roles in tech companies. No deadline is specified for these roles so apply quickly if you are interested. ICT Full Stack Developer (Intermediate [...]

March 7, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

9 jobs you can do while waiting for your NYSC posting

Don't waste precious time waiting idly for your NYSC posting, you can put this time to good use and earn big too if you venture into any of these businesses The post 9 jobs you can do while waiting for [...]

March 7, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

NYSC extends biometric ‘allowee’ clearance to South West corp members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has introduced biometric clearance for corp members in the South West. This was disclosed at a training workshop, held in Ibadan, themed ‘Ensuring Accountability in Corps Members Activities Using ICT' on the 2nd of March [...]

March 7, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Sidmach Technologies moves to launch Cloud Solutions Platform for individuals and small businesses

Sidmach Technologies is an enterprise that provides secure and easy-to-use IT solutions that are aimed at making businesses more profitable and efficient. At a media launch, Sidmach Technologies expressed intent to launch its Cloud Solutions Platform (CSP). The CSP will [...]

March 7, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Product marketing lessons from the free WiFi strategy

One of the best marketing strategies is to give away products for free. Free WiFi in specific locations is a great idea that business can build on The post Product marketing lessons from the free WiFi strategy appeared first on [...]

March 7, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Rumoured Tecno Phonepad will come with 7-inch Screen, fingerprint sensor and possibly 3GB RAM

Are our phones getting smarter or computers simply getting smaller? The thing is,  these days, our computers have not only moved away from desktop to laptops but our laptops have also shredded most of its parts like the CD ROM, [...]

March 7, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Prissue — give your objective opinion about products and services

Prissue is an online community whose value proposition stems from giving customers the freedom to advocate for their rights, says Bolaji Kassim The post Startup Profile: Prissue — give your objective opinion about products and services appeared first on Techpoint.ng. [...]

March 7, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Weekly Tech Events #10: Masterclass sessions, fireside chat and a conference in Port Harcourt

This week, we have curated tech events that you should consider attending. Here is a list of tech events happening this week (Monday, 6th March – Monday, 13th March, 2017). Office Hours with Toro Orero Cranium One will be hosting Toro Orero, [...]

March 6, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

The definitive list of tech hubs in Nigeria

A movement that started in Yaba is gradually finding roots in other regions across Nigeria. Here is a list of tech hubs gleaned from across Nigeria The post The definitive list of tech hubs in Nigeria appeared first on Techpoint.ng. [...]

March 6, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

SPONSORED: Switch seamlessly between free and data modes with Etisalat Facebook Flex

Do you know you can stay connected with your friends and family on Facebook and also access other basic internet services at absolutely no cost? Etisalat Nigeria has partnered with the world’s leading social networking site, Facebook to introduce an [...]

March 6, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Ngozi Opara: the lady who manufactures hair for Brandy, Uzo Aduba and Jill Scott

Gone are the days when natural hair was described as untidy and untameable. In recent times, Nigerian women are embracing their unruly kinky hair with all joy and pride. It has evolved into a sort of movement, where women have [...]

March 6, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Omatek Founder and CEO, Florence Seriki has passed on

The Nigerian ICT sector has lost an iconic innovator and entrepreneur. It has been confirmed that Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Omatek Ventures Plc, Florence Serki died at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital LUTH after suffering from cancer [...]

March 6, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

A problematic phone is the last thing any Nigerian needs, not now, not never

Let’s face it. The economy, the dollar, the unending vacationing, and the high price of everything are enough pain to last a lifetime.  Only a strange fellow will want a “phone wahala” added to the list. In my quest to [...]

March 6, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Safi — order dry cleaning services with ease from your mobile phone

Safi.ng is an online platform (website and mobile app), launched to provide on-demand dry cleaning/laundry services across Lagos. The post Startup Profile: Safi — order dry cleaning services with ease from your mobile phone appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 6, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

How (not) to identify a Nigerian software engineer

Could Celestine Omin's ordeal with US immigration officers at JFK airport could user in a wave of negative reception for all Nigerian software engineer? The post How (not) to identify a Nigerian software engineer appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 4, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Celestine Omin may be first in wave of negative reception for Nigerian techies en route to US

On the 26th of February 2017, Celestine Omin was asked to balance a Binary Search Tree by Immigration Officers at the John F. Kennedy Airport upon his entry into the United State of America to prove that he is indeed [...]

March 3, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Due to new NCC regulation, umbrella and kiosk SIM registrations are about to become a thing of the past

MTN Group Chairman, Phuthuma Nhleko announced that MTN sim registrations “must take place in brick and mortar structures”, in compliance with NCC regulation The post Due to new NCC regulation, umbrella and kiosk SIM registrations are about to become a [...]

March 3, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Infinix Note 3 is the most searched for Android smartphone of 2016 in Nigeria

Nigeria being one of the biggest smartphone markets in Africa continues to appreciate smartphone innovations especially with the reception ‘Infinix Note 3’ received after launch in 2016. According to Google’s year in search 2016 Infinix Note 3 was the most [...]

March 3, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

8  things you didn’t know about Jason Njoku, founder of iROKOtv

The man behind the iROKO brand is a celebrity in the Nigerian tech scene. Think you know Jason Njoku? Here are 8 things you probably did not know about him. The post 8  things you didn’t know about Jason Njoku, [...]

March 3, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps
Afrocentric social media app, Saduwa invites EVERYBODY to its launch and demo day

Afrocentric social media app, Saduwa invites EVERYBODY to its launch and demo day

During the Techpoint Tours in Abuja, we met Saduwa; a startup with an Afrocentric twist to social media. The Saduwa app itself  is an African-born social network that enhances interactions by catering to specific location-based needs of users. It also employs [...]

March 3, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: HypeLegion — hire professional freelance services online

Hypelegion is a marketplace designed to specifically empower and utilise the immense talents and skills of the Nigerians. The post Startup Profile: HypeLegion — hire professional freelance services online appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 3, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Why you have not been able to make calls with your MTN line

MTN Protocol Manager Funso Aina, has responded to the challenges subscribers are facing, due to outage MTN is experiencing, in his statement….. The post Why you have not been able to make calls with your MTN line appeared first on [...]

March 2, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerian founders can expect $120,000 investment and more — Tyler Scriven, Techstars Atlanta MD

Tyler Scriven is currently in Lagos in search of Nigerian startups to join their July accelerator. Successful founders get $ 120,000 investment and more The post Nigerian founders can expect $ 120,000 investment and more — Tyler Scriven, Techstars Atlanta [...]

March 2, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: RegalFlowers — order fresh flowers and gifts for delivery across Lagos

Olaotan Oladitan couldn't find a good place to order flowers online. So he decided to seize the opportunity by launching Regal Flowers around this niche The post Startup Profile: RegalFlowers — order fresh flowers and gifts for delivery across Lagos [...]

March 2, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps